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  1. Anacortes Tesoro refinery-project permits open for commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Public comment is being taken on two draft air-quality permits for the Tesoro Anacortes Refinery's proposed Clean Products Upgrade Project. Xylene is a compound created during the refining process that can be used to make materials such as plastics and polyester.


  2. $500K later, McCleary task force still doesn't have plan to fix state's educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The legislative task force tasked with recommending solutions for Washington's K-12 school-funding crisis spent more than $500,000 on the work without ever approving a formal proposal. The Education Funding Task Force was created through legislation in 2016 after lawmakers decided not to tackle the last big issue relating to the state Supreme Court's McCleary decision.


  3. Still time to register for Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby on President's Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The grand prize 22-foot welded aluminum Hewescraft Ocean Pro powered with a Honda 250- and 9.9-horsepower outboards will be on display at the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby Feb. 17-19, and anglers have a chance to win the boat when they participate in the Northwest Salmon Derby Series. Photo courtesy of Tony Floor.


  4. New bills in Olympia aim to prepare Washington for wildfire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Still jolted by back-to-back historically destructive fire seasons, legislators are considering several bills that aim to bolster the state's ability to fight wildfires. The blazes of 2014 and 2015 burned a combined 1.3 million acres and destroyed hundreds of homes across large swaths of Central and Eastern Washington.


  5. Copalis, Mocrocks open for clam digging this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The bite of chilly weather won't stop thousands of razor clam enthusiasts from hitting the two coastal beaches along with others pursuing salmon, trout, Dungeness crab or squid in the days ahead. A break in the weather and the thought of millions of nice-sized razor clams will send many flocking to Copalis and Mocrocks beaches Saturday and Sunday - digging is allowed after noon to 11:59 p.m. each day - and the only downside is the continued closure of Long Beach and Twin Harbors.


  6. Shell halts proposed oil-by-rail project near AnacortesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Under the plan, trains would have brought crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to replace some of the supply Shell currently gets from Alaska's North Slope. Refinery general manager Shirley Yap told the Skagit Valley Herald Thursday that recent low oil prices and abundant production elsewhere have slowed Midwest production, making it less of a good investment.


  7. Skagit River Salmon Festival is Saturday in AnacortesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The free Skagit River Salmon Festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday on Waterfront Park at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes.


  8. Enjoy last-hurrah hike of summer on rehabbed Oyster Dome trailRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Seattle Times

    One of the most popular year-round hikes in the Chuckanut Mountains, south of Bellingham, the Oyster Dome trail finally got a needed face-lift - spruced up, rerouted and extended by 0.3 mile. If you haven't been back on this much-loved trail recently, it's time for a fresh look.


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